Muara Badak, Wednesday, 23 September 2020 - As much as 27 youths from the Muara Badak, Marangkayu and Anggana, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, completed their Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Training and Certification Competence Test organized by PT Pertamina Hulu Sanga Sanga (PHSS), one of PT Pertamina Hulu Indonesia's subsidiaries.
PT Pertamina Hulu Sanga Sanga (PHSS) partnered with Upstream Oil and Gas Special Regulatory Task Force (SKK Migas) and Kutai Kartanegara Regional Administration to organize the event. During the 5-day event, comprised of 3 days of training and 2 days of competence test, held on 21-25 September 2020, PHSS partnered with Oil and Gas Human Resources Development Center (PPSDM) as the training facilitator and examiner. A similar training would also be held in PHSS' other operation area in Muara Jawa District, Samboja, Sanga Sanga in October.
During his online opening speech, Ade Diar Suhendar, PHSS Field Manager said that the event was aimed to improve high school graduates that had interest in exploring the oil and gas OSH field. PHSS partnered with Muara Badak, Anggana and Marangkayu district administrations in selecting the participants. “The training is aimed to give added value in the education field by improving the technical competence that would later benefit the participants to compete in the workfield,” Ade said.
The Covid-19 pandemic required the training and competence exam to be conducted online to prevent the spread of the virus. Agus Alexandri as the Cepu PPSDM representative to use the momentum to improve their competence as the chosen youths. “This has become the new normal, but we should not let this affect our eagerness to learn. Although the event is conducted online, PPSDM as the facilitator guarantees that we will maximize our ability to convey the traininng materials,” Alex said.
Meanwhile, Marangkayu District Secretary Rahmatang who represented local administration conveyed his appreciation and hoped that the event would continue by giving more chance for the youths in PHSS operation areas to work.
PHSS' close partnerships with local administrations and the community around its operation areas have and will continue through various innovative corporate social and environmental programs. As the first line of energy provider for the country, PHSS will also ensure to give benefits for all of its stakeholders. ***